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Trish Takes Five: Choosing the right care home - by our blogger Trish Burgess

Very often, the time when your children leave home is also the time when elderly relatives need more support.

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COLUMN: Tool will help the sickest patients

The summer clothes are packed away and the winter woolies are out as we do our best to plan for the extra pressures that winter brings.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond reads through his Autumn Statement in his office in 11 Downing Street, London which he will deliver to MPs at the House of Commons  detailing the government's spending and taxation plans.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS AutumnStatement. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Governments can be a force for good

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By John Hayes MP

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It’s good to have a taste of home...

TRISH TAKES FIVE: By Trish Burgess

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Carolyn Aldis

Taking advice is a skill we all need

THOUGHTS OF A FRUITCAKE: By Carolyn Aldis

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How we place big focus on food safety

CABINET CALL: By Coun Anthony Casson of South Holland District Council

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Fix and mend the medical way

WARD’S WORLD: By John Ward

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John Hayes, MP for South Holland and the Deepings.  Photo (TIM WILSON): SG101111-221TW.

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: Appreciating the real value of craft

I have always admired those who earn their living through practical activities such as craft, construction and engineering.

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The Somme En Masse art installation at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.  Photo supplied.

TRISH TAKES FIVE: An​ ​emotional​ ​day at the National Memorial Arboretum

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Shot at Dawn memorial in the National Memorial Arboretum.

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Dr Kevin Hill, chairman, South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

DOCTOR CALLING: Help protect your children against the flu

NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging parents of children aged between two and seven to make sure they have a flu nasal vaccination.

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The stress of booking a holiday

The stress of booking a holiday

TRISH TAKES FIVE: By Trish Burgess

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Pastor Chas Sandhu from The Lighthouse Church, Spalding.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: Don’t let ‘minor irritations’ cloud your thinking

By Pastor Chas Sandhu, The Lighthouse Church, Spalding

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GUARDIAN ANGEL: Fun...but not too much please

Angel’s editor wasn’t really one for science at school so he was most impressed by a teacher at last Thursday’s Guardian and Free Press Education Awards.

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Boston: Matthew Herd

COLUMN: Inheritance Tax rights

If you’re feeling generous, how about saving 40% inheritance tax (IHT)? This article takes a brief look at what IHT exemptions are available in respect of gifts of cash made from your assets.

Annual exemption

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Coun Peter Coupland, portfolio holder for finance, South Holland District Council.

CABINET CALL: How your councillors help groups

All 37 South Holland district councillors have a designated community budget to draw down on to help fund local community projects.

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John  Ward with his own take on Christmas.

Ward’s World: It’s that most wonderful time ... by John Ward

It’s been in a lot of the newspapers recently, so you may have noted that Christmas is still happening in December this year unless unexpected road-works happen.

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Donald Trump

Trump’s victory was a political tremor

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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Demolition of the Deeping St James signal box.
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It’s time we headed for an age of elegance

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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We’re planning to ‘splash’ out on our pool

CABINET CALL: By South Holland District Council Cabinet member Gary Taylor

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John Ward

Ready, willing and stand by, Reginald

WARD’S WORLD: By John Ward

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